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Posts tagged "Pirates"

Game 67 Preview--Cubs vs Pirates--7:08 PM

Game 67 Preview--Cubs vs Pirates--7:08 PM
The Cubs will look to continue piling the dirt on top of the Pittsburgh Pirates playoff hopes. They will have a chance to do it on back to back nights on national television. The Cubs dominance over the Pirates has been stunning. Their current 7-1 record against the Pirates is the best against any single... Read more »

Adding a Little More Dirt--Cubs 4 Pirates 3

Adding a Little More Dirt--Cubs 4 Pirates 3
Here are the updated standings for the National League Central division following today’s games. You are looking at history. This is the first time the Cubs have ever led a division by 11.5 games. The last time the Cubs had a lead of 11.5 games was October 5, 1929. It did not look like we... Read more »

Pulling Away--Cubs 6 Pirates 0

Pulling Away--Cubs 6 Pirates 0
The Cubs dropped a series against a good team earlier in the week, but that did not stop them from extending their division lead over the scuffling Pirates. It must have felt like a daunting task for the Pirates to face Jake Arrieta yet again. Doubly so when the Cubs quick strike offense was on... Read more »
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Game 36 Preview-- Cubs vs Pirates -- 1:20 PM

Game 36 Preview-- Cubs vs Pirates -- 1:20 PM
The Cubs are looking to continue their season sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates. The pitching matchup is a good one with Gerrit Cole facing Jon Lester. Cole has to be very familiar to Cubs fans by this point. Cole has not been as dominant as he was last year. The walks are up, and the... Read more »

Bombardment! Bombardment!--Cubs 8 Pirates 2

Bombardment! Bombardment!--Cubs 8 Pirates 2
Remember how you felt after the double header sweep by the Padres? That feeling is completely gone right now. The Cubs are back and are continue to slash and burn through the NL Central. Jake Arrieta and Jeff Locke traded zeroes for the first three innings of the game. Arrieta did not give up a... Read more »

Game 34 Preview: Cubs vs. Pirates 1:20

Game 34 Preview: Cubs vs. Pirates 1:20
Well folks it finally happened, the Cubs lost back-to-back games. I know you’re tempted to panic now fellow Cubs fans, I mean not only back-to-back losses but in a doubleheader sweep. Not to mention, look at the team the Cubs lost to…the lowly Padres. It reminds of the scene in Wayne’s World when every thing... Read more »
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Yo ho, and blow the man down. Cubs 4 Bucs 3 in 11 inn.

Carlos Villanueva made the start. But seeing as how he had been in the pen for two months, could only give the Cubs 4 innings of service.
The Cubs took the field on a hot, steamy summer day with the rare opportunity to win a series against one of their central division foes. Carlos Villanueva was making his first start since being inserted back into the rotation. Which meant the bullpen was going to be needed. Luckily for the Cubs, the Pirates... Read more »

Anarchist's Brunch- The team in the mirror.

Anarchist's Brunch- The team in the mirror.
So the Cubs rebuild has been thrust under the under the spotlight again with the coming of trading season and with Javier baez being promoted to AA Tennessee and crushing the first pitch he saw over the fence. The rebuild is front and center of so many Cub fan’s minds, that there are tons of... Read more »

The Captain is a one eyed dwarf, he's rolling dice along the wharf. Cubs 4 Bucs 1

Edwin Jackson took the mound looking for his first win at Wrigley Field as a member of the Cubs...
Sorry for the late post. Luckily, the news was good and kept warm while I travelled. But enough excuses, Let’s get on the dance floor….
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My mind's racing from chasing Pirates. Bucs 3 Cubs 0

My mind's racing from chasing Pirates. Bucs 3 Cubs 0
The Cubs obligated the Pirates in more ways than one last night at Wrigley Field last night. The first instance was waiting out an obscene 3 ½ hour rain delay so that the pirates, still on the fringes of a Wild Card chase, can get the game in. the second was flailing away in novice... Read more »